This is a list of all the in-house equipment available
STUDER A80VU 16 TRACK 2 INCH MASTER RECORDER
This is our wide-track Cadillac
Crane Song Spider 8X2(4) Mixer with A/D Converter
This is a wonderful sounding mixer with top shelf analog tape emulation and "fat" switches on each channel. There is also first rate A/D conversion on each individual channel and the stereo outs.
Avid Pro Tools native on Mac Pro Mojave
Lynx 32 channel digital I/O
Alesis Masterlink 24 bit 96kHz CD recorder/mastering processor
Digital Performer 6, Alesis ADAT LX20, Fostex D5 DAT (for legacy projects)
Other mic pres and mixers:
-Trident Trimix 16X8X2 (under restoration with partial functionality) used for equalizers and mic pre amps.
-Api "Lunchbox" six channel 500 series power supply/rack and Radial "Workhorse" 500 series power supply/rack.
-These are currently loaded with Neve 1073LB mic pre X2 and 1073LB EQ X2 Api 512c mic pre X2, Api 550b EQ X2 and Api 525 compressor/limiter X2
Studer A80VU 16 Track Master Recorder
PRISM DREAM ADA 8-XR EIGHT CHANNEL A/D AND D/A CONVERTER X3
This is the core of our studio. We didn't compromise on this important audio processing stage. This, in addition to the Crane Song Spider (mentioned above), provides the very best quality digital audio conversion and is the perfect compliment to our world class analog tape recorder.
Other A/D/A converters:
Crane Song HEDD 192 (Harmonically Enhanced Digital Device) Stereo A/D and D/A converter with harmonic processing
RCA 44BX RIBBON MIC
This is the crown jewel of our mic collection. A classic look with silky smooth sound
Coles 4038 ribbon mic
Beyer Dynamic M160 ribbon mic X2
Sennheiser MD 421 dynamic mic
Sennheiser MD441 dynamic mic X2
Shure SM 58 dynamic mic X2
Shure SM 57 dynamic mic X2
Shure SM7a dynamic mic
AKG D112 dynamic mic
AKG D12VR dynamic mic
EV ND408 Dynamic mic X2
AKG 414B-ULS multi-pattern condenser mic X2
AKG CK391-b small diaphragm condenser mic X2
Audio Technica AT3528 small diaphragm condenser mic
Audio Technica AT813a condenser mic
Audio Technica AT 4050 multi-pattern condenser mic
Aston Origin condenser mic
Rode NT2000 multi-pattern condenser mic
Advanced Audio CM 87 condenser mic
Advanced Audio CM67SE tube condenser mic X2
Advanced Audio CM49 tube condenser mic
Advanced Audio CM251 tube condenser mic
(Advanced Audio is a great Canadian company that makes mics inspired by the vintage Neumann mic collection)
Monitors and Power:
Dynaudio Acoustics BM15P near field monitors with Bryston 4B
Tannoy NFM8 near field monitors with Denon AVR 3803
Yamaha NS-10M near field monitors with Yamaha A100a
Auratone cubes with Denon AV 3808
Outboard Processors and Effects:
Purple Audio MC77 Limiting Amplifier (1176 copy) X2
Api 525 comp/Lim 500 series. X2
Drawmer M500 Dynamics Processor stereo digital Comp/Lim. X2
RNC stereo Comp/lim X2
Valley People Dyna' Mite comp/expander/gate.
BBE 862 Stereo Sonic Maximizer.
Yamaha SPX 90 digital delay/reverb
Roland Space Echo tape delay/ reverb
Neve 1073 LBEQ X2 Api 550b EQ X2
Software Processing - Plug ins:
Waves Gold bundle, Waves mastering bundle, Waves SSL bundle, HOFA CD authoring software Celemony Melodyne BarbaBatch file conversion software SoftSoap audio restoration software Izotope audio restoration software
Instruments and Stage Gear:
Hammond M3 organ with Leslie 147 speaker cabinet
Yamaha U1 upright piano
Washburn acoustic guitar
Korg SP-1705 digital keyboard
Roland S-50 sampling keyboard
SWR SM 500 bass amp
Hartke HA 2500 bass amp
Bag End Bass speaker cabinet 15"
Hartke Bass speaker cabinet 4-10"
Galien Kruger Bass speaker cabinets 2-10" and 15"
DW 5 piece drum kit with Zildjian and Sabian cymbals
Lots and lots of other percussion instruments
Endless Analog CLASP (closed loop signal processor). This enables us to seamlessly integrate the Studer tape recorder with the Pro Tools DAW to deliver analog sound, fresh off the tape to our pristine A/D converters. This is our preferred way to use the Studer.
Lynx AES 16e AES 16 channel digital interface X2. Lucid GEN-X192 master clock Cloudlifter CL-2 mic activator Radial Direct boxes - JDI Duplex, JDI X2, JDV, X-Amp
Sansamp Bass Driver direct box Sansamp Acoustic direct box
Crane Song Avocet Calibrated Monitor control. Allen and Heath Mix Wizard W3 12M monitor mixer
Alesis Masterlink CD recorder
Fostex D5 DAT recorder.
Alesis AI-1 digital interface
MOTU 2408 optical digital interface
Alesis ADAT LX20 20-bit digital recorder